How do I use a "subtract" function in Excel?
if you want to subtract the value in B1 from the value in A1 and have the
answer display in C1 then in C1 type
Hope this helps
"Kelly" <Kelly@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
...Input Excel 'Password to Open' through control in access form
We know,Excel has prompt password
to open it files.
Is it possible to create a code that can
supplies the excel prompt password?.So that when we
open the excel file through our access control in a form,
the excel files can be opened automatically.But when the
excel files opened from its default icon,it will prompt a
When I select cells to copy as a picture in Excel 2007, the resolution is
terrible. Text and objects with shadow's are very blotchy when pasting the
How do you change the resolution of a 'Copy Picture'?
...Excel not Access
I have designed an Access database that holds records relating to my stores
audit results going back for about 5 years plus a load more information
relating to these stores. This was used to produe a pack once a month,
however a change in senior management means that I have got to shelve this
and prodce a similar pack in Excel.
The idea would be that the user could select a month or a 12 mnth date range
that would produce data that could then be used to populate a number of excel
templates that have been designed. Having not used excel for years I would be
grateful for any suggestion...How to keep format when importing Excel into SQL.
Can anybody help me please?
When I import Excel file into SQL, a field that formated as 0000000000
(custom), loosing leading zeros. I tried to change data type in SQL after
importing. No luck.
I appretiate any help.
See if using IMEX=1 helps:
I tried this, but got an error: "The OLE DB provider
"Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0" has not been registered."
Thank you very much for looking into this.
"Plamen Ratchev" wr...Inserting form values into a table
We have a form with values taken from an sql query that comes from two
different tables. We would like to enter the information into a third table.
Can some one direct me to code that will do the following:
1. Provide the Insert sql that shows us how to add the form values to the
2. Show us how to loop while inserting the information into the table (there
could be several lines on the form, each must be inserted one at a time).
I have worked with Access before and have never had a problem inserting
information. However, I cannot quite figure out how to insert informtion
through an ...Auto-format in Microsoft Excel.
Each time i try to enter a number range, for example, 8-
10, in Excel, it constantly re-formats it to a date. If I
change the formatting to "General" it turns it into a
random number, usually 38209. I would like to turn off
ALL auto-formatting, but that's probably asking too
much. How do I disable this frustrating feature?
When you enter "8-10" in a cell, that's not strictly a number but Excel
thinks you mean a date so converts it as such.
A date is a number and in your example the number 38209 represents August 10
2004 which is not a ra...Opening Excel Workbooks
I'm running into an issue where if I click on an Excel
file through My Documents, it doesn't automatically bring
I get the toolbar but the actual spreadsheet doesn't
appear on the screen. I have to click on the taskbar to
get it to pop up.
If I already have Excel active and I open a file through
Excel, this doesn't happen.
Here is a similar thread:
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Take a look at Tools-Options-General tab- uncheck ignore
other application...How to change font size on formula bar in Excell 2007
I don't find Tools>Options>General (as suggested in other post answers) in
Excel 2007. On the Office button there is an Excel Options but it doesn't
provide a method of changing font size on the office but. My font is so
small I can barely see it.
Office button>ExcelOptions>Popular tab>in the "When creating new workbooks"
section, choose font and font size
Microsoft MVP - Excel
"jimwillie" <email@example.com> wrote in message
news:588AAC05-0F52-404E-AA01-128E70E02D0B@microso...Invalid XML error when I open customization setting
I have a problem when I try to open customization setting after I import an
entity. The system errored "Invalid XML" "The XML passed to the platform is
not well-formed XML". Please recommend how to resolve this problem. Thanks.
...help with simple maths in excel
I want to do a simple arithmatic excercise in excel for my grand daughter.
It is stuff like 2+2 =4
Smart me has hit a problem at the first hurdle...
I need to put 2 in one cell the + in another cell and then 2 in another = in
another and then she puts the answer in the next one. So the above would
have 4 cells completed and she would put the answer in the 5th one.
When I use the + or = sign in a cell of its own it (excel) thinks I am doing
an equation, is there a way around this?
I will work on the answer like if she gets it correct or wrong how I will do
that...a sound or som...Unexpected error message on closing an Excel file
Suddenly I am getting the following message when I try to close a workbook:
"Your formula contains an invalid external reference to a worksheet.
Verify that the path, workbook, and range name or cell reference are
correct, and try again"
The mysterious thing is that it does not happen consistently and that, after
I click OK after the above message, I can still save the file.
What might be the cause of this error message and can the "invalid
reference" be tracked down using one of the utility add-ins such as J.
If it only happens when you close ...Planned Open Market Days
A spreadsheet named "NYSE Holidays" contains NYSE Planned Holidays for 2005
and 2006; containing data in columns A and B:
New Year's Day 01/01/05
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 01/17/05
Washington's Birthday 02/21/05
Good Friday 03/25/05
Memorial Day 05/30/05
Independence Day 07/04/05
Labor Day 09/05/05
Thanksgiving Day 11/24/05
New Year's Day 01/02/06
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 01/16/06
Washington's Birthday 02/20/06
Good Friday 04/14/06
Memorial Day 05/29/06
Independence Day 07/04/06
Labor Day 09/04/06
Thanksgiving Day 11/23/06
...Grammar check not working
I am using Word 2007 and have a problem with grammar and punctuation errors.
I deliberately put two spaces between words, do not put space after a comma,
write long sentences and finish a sentence without a verb but the green
underline never appears. The spell check is functioning properly, no problem
with that. In Word Options > Proofing, "Mark grammar errors as you type" is
selected. I changed that selection and tried again but it still did not work.
I used different languages as default language but no change.
I would be grateful if someone could come...How do I use traffic lights in excel
I am wanting to use traffic lights in excel that change colour based on the
result of a variance cell, ie if the result of the cell is 10 make the
traffic light green, if it is 20 make the traffic light amber, if the result
is 30 make the traffic light red. How do I do this?
Format>Conditional Formatting>Cell Value is:
Note: you can add up to 3 conditions(4 if you count default)
Gord Dibben Excel MVP
On Wed, 22 Dec 2004 16:35:03 -0800, Shorty <Shorty@discussions.microsoft.com>
>I am wanting to use traffic lights in excel that change colour based on the
&g...How can I change 'Normal' Style for Word e-mails to 'Normal (Web)'?
Hi, I'm using Word as my e-mail editor in Outlook 2003 and want to change
the default Style for e-mails from 'Normal' to 'Normal (Web)'.
The problem is that new e-mails and replies in HTML format use the 'Normal'
Microsoft Word 'Style', and this has no gap after paragraphs. The upshot of
this is that when sending an e-mail, I have to press return twice to create
a gap, but when the recipient views this, their software shows it as four
gaps (the extra carriage return I typed + their correctly viewed HTML
carriage return after each line).
E.g. I type this:
...How To Copy MS Word mailing labels into Excel
I have a word doc that I want to put into Excel. I want to add some
more fields to the names and addresses. Is this simple or do I have to
learn how to program?
City of Grand Prairie
Michael, have you tried to copy and paste the data into excel?
Always backup your data before trying something new
Please post any response to the newsgroups so others can benefit from it
Feedback on answers is always appreciated!
Using Excel 2000 & 97
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"Michael Rodriguez" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in messa...opening .bak file
I hope someone can help!
I recently was performing a compacting operation on my outlook express
My computer shutdown due to a power failure and I lost some emails from a
few of my folders.
I was however able to get the .bak files (of the .dbx files that were lost)
out of the recycle bin.
If I could open one of these .bak files or convert it back to the .dbx file
from which it was created I would retrieve these emails.
Can anyone instruct me as to open this .bak file?
Thanks for any help!
How did you get the bak files out of the Recycle Bin?
All e...Excel Problem
I have a 23.8 meg excel 2000 spreadsheet set for manual calculation saved to
my local hard drive. Every time I try to open it, it takes forver and
sometimes never opens but I do not get any error messages, let me just tell
you that I am running a P4, 1 GB memory, Office 2K with SP3, and nothing else
running when I try to open it. As I said it is set for manual calculation,
and it is cleared to not auto calculate when opening or closing. Any idea's
as to why this is happening?
I don't know why you're having this problem but I would like to point
something out for w...why are links to websites (inserted in publisher documents) disab.
why are links to websites and e-mailadresses (inserted in publisher
documents) still working in emailpreview but disabled in webpage preview?
...[b]Can I download Excel data to a MS Access database?[/b]
I've built an Excel 2002 form that I want our internal customers to
access from our intranet, and use. Once completed, they will send it
to us as an e-mail attachment. I'd like to be able to open it, and
somehow download the data from the form into an MS Access 2002
database I've built (so that we don't have to rekey it into the
Is this possible or even feasible? Any and all help is appreciated.
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in Access check 'File - Import External data'
"...Excel DNS query
Is there a way for an Excel function to query a DNS server?
Not that I know of, but you can turn on the macro recorder, use 'get
external data' and tailor the resulting code into a user function of your
E.g. I've used this to create a button to get MS-Access data from a query
that has the same name as the sheet (tab) name. It saves me a lot of
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> Is there a way for an Excel function ...How can I set an alarm Excel?
I would like to set an audible alarm in Excel based on a cell value.
Try this in the worksheet VBA editor. If the value of A5 is greater than 50
you get a beep.
Private Sub Worksheet_Change(ByVal Target As Range)
Dim frequency As Long
Dim duration As Long
If Target <> Range("A5") Then Exit Sub
If Target.Value > 50 Then
frequency = 4160
duration = 1500
Call Beep(frequency, duration)
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news:EFE8AA18-3F14-4A92-941D-053922417AB2@mic...Please Help w/ Large Excel File
Hello everyone. I have this Excel file that has drawing text box objects in
the document. When I delete a text box the attributes still are present,
but just not showing. It is continually growing my file size. When I
export the document to HTML after deleting all the text box drawing objects
and saving the file, the text box objects still show as vtextbox elements in
this file. I tried to reproduce this with a new Excel workbook but could
not. I would be greatful if anyone can figure this out, as I have a lot of
documents to re-create if there is no solution. Thank you.
exce...Displaying colour codes in Word 2007
I know this one isn't new, but that isn't a reason not to protest. There
seems to be a conspiracy at M$ to drive the largest possible number of
When you select or inspect the colour of text or another item in Word 2007,
the colour codes (rgb) are no longer diplayed in this version. Apparantly,
this is because Word has been dumbed down for the benefit of people who've
never seen a computer.
If you want to choose a colour that matches another part of the document or
an imported item, you need a large number of mouse clics. Even then it is
far from obv...